The Other Side of My World

The Other Side of My World

Last week I wrote about the story behind the story. We all have them. We also have a bunch of worlds that we live and operate within, right? I always loved the international aspects of business, but once a long time ago, I needed to choose between international and...
The Challenges Want You To Win!

The Challenges Want You To Win!

Yesterday, I heard this: “The challenges want you to win, so you must persist.” I immediately noted it because it was an interesting way to look at just about everything. It seemed so simple, but also delivered a shift in he way I, and most of my clients,...

Scraping Paint (It’s a Metaphor)

For over a year I’ve been staring at the walls on the outside of my house. They were peeling, with way too many wires floating around without purpose and every time I sat outside I felt a strong urge to sedate the view and create a clear cozy space. As a coach,...

Two-Step Everyday – A Love Story

I’m watching a mother and son at breakfast, sitting across from each other. The boy is a teenager, probably 16, in jeans, untied sneakers and big hoodie sweatshirt. He’s staring down at his phone. His mom is staring, taking in the memory. Her head tilts,...

PROBLEMS GLUE IT ALL TOGETHER  

Thirteen percent of people worldwide are engaged at work!  Thirteen percent is quite low, to say the least.  They show up and are physically there, but they’re not really engaged. Often managers can’t describe their companies’ strategic vision or how...